Definition of ginger ale in US English:

ginger ale


  • A clear effervescent nonalcoholic drink flavored with ginger extract.

    • ‘We washed them down with ginger ale and iced tea, both served in satisfyingly large glasses.’
    • ‘Then all you have to do just before serving is top up the jug with ice-cold fizzy lemonade, or ginger ale.’
    • ‘Pour fresh ginger ale or another light-colored soda into a tall glass.’
    • ‘Of course, he was drinking ginger ale, despite the jeering he had received at the bar when he ordered the non-alcoholic drink.’
    • ‘I took him a can of ginger ale, and the tomato soup.’


ginger ale

/ˈdʒɪndʒər ˌeɪl/